Your Guide To Bozeman’s Neighborhoods

Local Blog Charlotte Durham May 2, 2023

 

Your Guide To Bozeman’s Neighborhoods

Our Bozeman neighborhood guide will help you find a variety of neighborhoods in Bozeman that suit your personal preferences. Whether you want to be closer to the hustle and bustle of downtown, or prefer a quieter, more residential area like Valley West, you’re sure to find the right place for you. Discover the different areas of Bozeman below – one of them could even be the location of your next home!
 

DOWNTOWN BOZEMAN

Bozeman’s downtown district spans several blocks, with the central area sandwiched between Rouse and Willson Avenues. Main Street is full of shops, restaurants, and bars, and living in walking distance is certainly a huge plus!
 
Stroll along sidewalks lined with historic western buildings, and simply soak up the lively atmosphere. In the summer, enjoy Music on Main, a free concert series that shuts down Main Street to traffic each Thursday for six weeks. There’s almost always something going on downtown, and being close to the hustle and bustle is part of the fun!
 
There are plenty of opportunities to purchase older homes or new builds in Downtown Bozeman. Block M, The Village, and NEBO Lofts are all great options for places to live downtown.
 

MIDTOWN BOZEMAN

The area around North 7th Avenue is known as Midtown. Perks of living in Midtown include its close proximity to downtown (you’re only a few minutes away by car), variety of new developments to choose from, fantastic food trucks, delicious restaurants, and even a couple breweries.
 
Developments include The Monarch, West Peach Condos Aspen Crossing, and Ruh Building.
 

WEST BOZEMAN

West Bozeman is home to a variety of developments, several schools, and plenty of parks, making this a great place for families to settle. Emily Dickinson, Meadowlark, and Hyalite Elementary are located here, as are Chief Joseph Middle School and Gallatin High School. You’ll also find two private schools too.
 
Kids will love the expansive Gallatin County Regional Park, with a playground, hill for sledding, climbing boulders, walking trails, beach and swimming area, dog park, and more. You’ll also find popular restaurants, like Sidewinders and Nordic Bar & Grill, shops, and a coffee shop.
 
You’ll find some popular neighborhoods in West Bozeman below.
 

Valley West

At the heart of this subdivision lies Valley West Park, with intersecting footpaths, a large lake, a playground, and plenty of benches perfect for soaking up the sunshine. But the trails don’t end there – you’ll find 4 acres of walking paths that weave through the neighborhood.
 
Buyers can choose between a variety of homes, such as single family residences, duplexes, town homes, and condos. It’s also in walking distance to two elementary schools.
 
You’ll find Valley West between Durston Road and Huffine Lane, with Ferguson Road to the east.
 
Baxter Meadows and Baxter Meadows West
 
Enjoy close proximity to Gallatin County Regional Park and several schools, like Chief Joseph Middle School, in the Baxter Meadows neighborhoods. Choose from both single-family and multi-family residences.
 
This subdivision lies right off of Baxter Lane, which makes it easy to get to N 19th Avenue and the nearby freeways. However, it’s tucked far back enough that it’s still a very quiet neighborhood.
 
Oak Springs
 
You’ll notice that most neighborhoods in West Bozeman are chock full of green space, and Oak Springs is no exception. There are a number of parks to explore, like Oak Springs Park and Diamond Park. You’ll also be right next to Gallatin County Regional Park, so Oak Springs is a great choice if you’ll be spending lots of time at the dog park or simply love walking the many trails in the area.
 
Oak Springs is between Oak Street and Durston Road, and you can pick from single-family homes and townhouses.
 
Flanders Mill
 
People who live an active lifestyle will love exploring the numerous trails around Flanders Mill. You’ll also be near the new 80 acre sports complex and plenty of parks with features like playgrounds and picnic areas.
Flanders Mill sits between Durston, Baxter, Ferguson, and Flanders Mill Road, and is made up of single-family and multi-family homes.
 
The Crossing
 
Walk the trails or play at Gallatin County Regional Park in The Crossing neighborhood. This subdivision sits between Davis Road and Baxter Lane, and consists of single family residences.
 
Laurel Glen
 
This calm, quiet subdivision sits next to a large expanse of green space with a creek flowing through it. It’s near two large lakes and a playground.
 
Laurel Glen is on the west edge of Bozeman, right off Durston Road. Find your dream home in one of these single family or multi-family properties.
 

 

SOUTH BOZEMAN

If you’re looking for easy access to both downtown and the mountains, South Bozeman is for you! You’ll be right in between the two, and will also be close to Montana State University (MSU) and the famous Museum of the Rockies.
 
Choose from the different neighborhoods in South Bozeman below – each has something unique to offer!
 
Alder Creek
 
You’ll love this neighborhood for its beautiful mountain views and large park. It’s also in close proximity to both Morning Star Elementary School and Sacajawea Middle School, and students can easily walk to either within minutes.
 
West Meadow/Sundance Springs
 
These subdivisions connect, and both contain plenty of trails and park space. They’re near Morning Star Elementary and Sacajawea Middle School and close to South 19th Avenue and South 3rd Avenue. Because of their proximity to these main streets, places like MSU, Hyalite Canyon, and downtown Bozeman are still easily accessible.
 
All of the residences in these neighborhoods are single-family, and many are custom built.
 
Westfield
 
This neighborhood has been around longer than many others in Bozeman, and is also near Morning Star Elementary School and Sacajawea Middle School. Explore via the intersecting walking trails, or simply head to the nearby South 3rd Street that’ll take you downtown, to the Museum of the Rockies, or MSU!
 
You can choose between the many single-family residences in this area. Who knows, one just might be the perfect place for you!
 
Gran Cielo
 
Gran Cielo is a newer neighborhood in between Graf Street and Stucky Road, just minutes from Spire Climbing Center. Although it’s large at 49 acres, residents can still find community in Gran Cielo Park. The park is a great place to meet up and walk along the many pathways, play ping pong, or start a cornhole game. Kids will love the playground, pump track for bikes, and running around on the large grassy fields.
 
There are several different styles of homes to choose from in this area, from duplex and triplex townhomes, to large condos, to luxury single family homes.
 
Meadow Creek
 
Residents of Meadow Creek enjoy easy access to the outdoors, with lots of green spaces. In addition to walking trails like many other Bozeman neighborhoods, Meadow Creek also features a pond and beach!
 
Meadow Creek is just off of 19th Avenue, and you’re still close to Main Street and MSU. Pick from a plethora of single family and multi-family homes.
 
Triple Tree
 
This subdivision is right next to Triple Tree Trail, giving you easy hiking access. You’ll also be close to several other outdoor recreation areas, like Sourdough Canyon and Hyalite Canyon. The homes in this neighborhood are truly luxury, and perched on large lots with amazing views of town and/or the mountains.
 
Despite the rural feel, you’ll only be about a 10 minute drive from downtown!
 

NORTHEAST BOZEMAN

This area of Bozeman is truly unique. New, modern homes intermix with older, eclectic ones in what was once Bozeman’s industrial district. Some companies are capitalizing on the industrial feel and creating builds that capture that style, like High Street Townhomes and Block 106. The people living there feel just as passionate about preserving Northeast Bozeman’s funky vibes that there’s an organization, NENA, that’s dedicated to doing so.
 
While you’re still close to downtown, there are also plenty of exciting businesses to visit in Northeast Bozeman, like Treeline Coffee and Mountains Walking Brewery. Grab a sandwich from the popular Fink’s Delicatessen or a delicious baked good from Wild Crumb.
 

OUTSKIRTS OF BOZEMAN

If you’re looking for a home surrounded by nature in a quiet, more rural setting, Bozeman’s outskirts might be perfect for you! You’ll be greeted with plentiful wildlife spotting opportunities, panoramic mountain views, and the peace and solitude you desire. However, you’ll still be just a short drive from Bozeman!
 
Here are some fantastic Bozeman neighborhoods just outside of town.
 
Legends at Bridger Creek
 
If you love golf or skiing, this might be the perfect subdivision for you! Located at the bottom of the Bridger Mountains on Bozeman’s east side, this neighborhood is only 20 minutes from Bridger Bowl, Bozeman’s local ski area, and minutes from an 18-hole golf course. In addition, you have miles of trails and a huge park just outside your front door.
 
Hyalite View Estates
 
You’ll find Hyalite View Estates just off of 19th Avenue on Bozeman’s south side, making it simple to get to downtown or Hyalite Canyon. Most homes in this area are custom built on large lots.
 
Riverside/Stonegate
 
Head north of Bozeman and you’ll run into Riverside Country Club and Riverside Subdivision, as well as the Stonegate neighborhood located just behind Riverside. Enjoy recreating at the country club, trail access, and large lots with great views.
 
Spirit Hills
 
Discover gorgeous mountain views and rolling foothills of Spirit Hills. You’ll be close to the Bridger Mountains, where recreation opportunities abound.
 

FOUR CORNERS

Just outside of Bozeman’s city limits lies Four Corners, a fast-growing cluster of communities on the west side. Four Corners is a great place to live if you want to be close to Bozeman, but prefer a quieter setting further from town. At just under 20 minutes from downtown Bozeman, it’s still easy to reach from the center of town. It’s also close to Highway 191, the road you’d take to drive to Big Sky.
 
Homes in Four Corners are typically more affordable than the ones in Bozeman, and are usually on larger lots too. Plus, you’ll be closer to the Gallatin River, a hotspot for floating and fishing!
 
We hope you enjoyed our Bozeman neighborhood guide. As you can see, Bozeman has many different neighborhoods, and you’re sure to find one that fulfills your needs and wants. We’d love to help you find your dream home – reach out when you’re ready to learn more!
 
For more of the best of Bozeman, check our posts!
 
If you’re interested in learning more about Bozeman luxury homes for sale, please reach out! I look forward to hearing from you!
 
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